If the Nationals were hoping the start of a long homestead would present an opportunity to bolster any optimism still out there for a late-season surge, they sure did little Friday night to back u
The Nationals, as was noted here at the start of the week, probably need to win two out of every three games they play the rest of the season to win the NL East title.
Call it desperation. Call it a hunch. Call it a calculated gamble.
Bryce Harper's August just went from bad to worse.